"Honest Mistake" as written by and Samuel Bingham Endicott....
People
They don't mean a thing to you
They move right through you
Just like your breath
But sometimes
I still think of you
And I just wanted to
Just wanted you to know
My old friend,
I swear I never meant for this
I never meant

Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
An honest mistake

Sometimes
I forget I'm still awake
I fuck up and say these things out loud

My old friend,
I sweat I never meant for this
I never meant

Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
An honest mistake

Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
Don't look at me that way
It was an honest mistake
An honest mistake


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"An Honest Mistake" as written by Samuel Bingham Endicott

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    General CommentThis is a beautiful song and I love this band-- it's starting to gain a little buzz (even though the likeliest place to hear the songs is still Myspace.com) and I'm surprised it wasn't on here; I had to add it myself.

    I see this song as being about a meaningful, old friendship gone wrong. The first part critisizes the subject of the song; the second part, after the chorus, indicates that it was really the storyteller who had done something wrong. It is about the decay of a mutual relationship.
    lovefool___on November 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree with lovefool and thanks for posting these songs. I think this band is awesome, I heard them through an new indie radio station and found them on myspace. When I first heard them I was blown away. I love how theyre songs just make you want to get up and dance.
    love2obsessionon January 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI first herd this song on TV, and liked it then. Now its one of my favourites.
    supertedon February 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song i heard it the other day nd i thought da lead singer from this band sounded like brandon flowers from the killers..da video rocks aswell da dominos r so cool!
    killersruleon February 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentluv the video also the singer is hot lol
    Whatsername1251on February 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is aishe, the video is really good, i dont know why but i really like how the arrow misses in the end lol
    i-think-im-brokenon February 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti really love this song, the lead singer sounds like alex kapranos outta franz ferdinand a bit. it always seems to be i find a band i really like just as soon as they are being hyped up on mtv :( ah well, us lot are ahead of the pack eh they are gonna be well famous i bet ya xxxxxx
    lidzon February 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLOVE THIS BAND!
    lil_hanon February 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentno, the lead singer sam endicott does not sound like alex kapranos or brandon flowers, sam has a deeper depth in his voice and it's alot more melancholy that alex or brandons, i think this song is sam explaining to someone who has fallen out of friendship with him and apologizing without saying "i'm sorry".

    sometimes i forget that i'm awake ,I fuck up and say these things out loud, my old friend

    this line is him explaining what he did.
    The-Don February 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI read somewhere that Sam Endicott uses this song as a homosexual reference. As in he he kissed like one of his friends when drunk and it was an honest mistake and that person doesnt want to talk to him anymore.

    Don’t look at me that way
    It was an honest mistake
    twrxon February 25, 2005   Link

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